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M1 ASW motor boats (1918/1921)


Ships


Names Builders Completed Losses Transfers Discarding

M1 (ex-MAS268), later VAS1

M2 (ex-MAS273), later VAS2

Elco, Bayonne, USA: M1, 2

1918 // 1921: M1, 2

none

none

1931-1932: VAS1, 2



Technical data


Displacement normal, t

40.6 - 43.8

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

24.4

Breadth, m

3.70

Draught, m

1.20

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 Standard petrol engines

Power, h. p.

460

Max speed, kts

17

Fuel, t

petrol

Endurance, nm(kts)900(14)
Armament

1 x 1 - 76/40 Armstrong 1916, 1 x 1 - 6.5/80, 10 DC

Electronic equipmenthydrophone
Complement

15



Standard scale images


<i>M1</i> 1921
M1 1921


Ship project history


Italian MAS C group boats, bought by Romania in 1921 for service on Danube.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


No significant events.